November 21, 2019

Obituaries

Albert Abramson died Jan. 20 at 90. He is survived by his son, Barry (Tracie); daughter, Hildee (Gary) Brahm; and three grandchildren. Groman

Sylvia Abrams died Jan. 18 at 94. She is survived by her son, Leonard; and one granddaughter. Malinow and Silverman

Theodore Alper died Jan. 17 at 83. He is survived by his wife, Ruth; son, Scott; and daughter, Maralyn Rosenblatt. Groman

Blanche Alpert died Jan. 17 at 90. She is survived by her sons, Robert and Dennis; daughter, Clarann Greenfield; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Groman

Arthur Axelrod died Jan. 17 at 85. He is survived by his wife, Joyce; sons, Marc and Neal; five grandchildren; and sister, Harriet Green. Groman

Ellis Balmuth died Jan. 19 at 90. He is survived by his sons, Steven and Robert; six grandchildren; and sisters, Helene Veskin, Doris Snower and Estelle Henson. Groman

Iola Alperstein Bensussen died Jan. 5 at 92. She is survived by her daughter, Henrietta; son, Stephan; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces; nephew; and extended family.

Mary Berman died Jan. 19 at 94. She is survived by her son, Lawrence; daughter, Judith Becker; six grandchildren; and three great-granchildren. Groman

JOHN BEST died Jan. 22 at 94. He is survived by his wife, Betty; sons, Robert (Nancy) and Gary; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren. Hillside

Samuel Robert Bobrosky died Jan. 19 at 81. He is survived by his son, Alan; daughter, Anita Johnson; three grandchildren; brothers, Max and Arnold; sisters, Rita Parker, Lillian Savitz, Faye Tanner and Sophie Katz. Groman

ALAN BUDIN died Jan. 20 at 82. He is survived by his wife, Helen; son, Jerry; daughters Shellie Gregory and Gail Rubin; seven grandchildren; and sister, Elaine Beck. Mount Sinai.

Mary Shonholtz Cherney died Jan. 17 at 90. She is survived by her husband, Richard; sons, Barton (Marlene) and Raymond (Anne DeVero) Shonholtz; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Mount Sinai

THEORA COLE died Jan. 16 at 89. She is survived by her daughter, Linda Cole-Barlam (Melvin); and niece, Jill (Bill) Eshenbaugh. Hillside

Elizar Dashevsky died Jan. 16 at 86. He is survived by his wife, Betya; son, Alex (Bella) Davis; and daughter, Lilya Shor. Chevra Kadisha

RICK DAVID died Jan. 20 at 71. He is survived by his wife, Pat; daughter, Ronny. Sholom Chapels.

Myrna Dubin died Jan. 16 at 80. She is survived by her sons, Barry (Diedre) and Ron; daughter, Lyn (Jan); seven grandchildren; and sister, Sara (Bernie) Smith. Groman

STELLA MURIEL FIELDING died Jan. 17 at 75. She is survived by her husband, Eric; children Jane (Steve) Krell and Susie (David) Seligman; and four grandchildren. Hillside

Alex Folb died Jan. 21 at 91. He is survived by his daughter, Adria (Jeffrey) Schumann; and grandchildren, Geoffrey (Sandra Villafan) and Mallory Schumann. Mount Sinai

Dorothy Geiger died Jan. 16 at 93. She is survived by her daughters, Katie Gerard and Martha Gilbreth; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and sister, Tippy Meck. Groman

Margartet Gilbert died Jan. 22 at 90. She is survived by her daughter, Joan Uhl; and niece, Amy Doty. Chevra Kadisha

Dr. Spencer Gilbert died Jan. 21 at 64. He is survived by his wife, Donna; children, Dr. Samuel (Michelle), Dr. Jerry (Helen), David (Melissa) and Daniel (Marit); daughters, Stacey (Todd) Sharp and Dr. Julie (Dr. Eli); and nine grandchildren. Mount Sinai

RUth Schanzer Gilman died Dec. 9 at 82. She is survived by her daughter, Lisa; brother, Orven Schanzer; sister, Esther Fishman; niece, Hope Pessis; nephew, Bill (Jobina) Sihman; cousins, Ruth (Abraham) Eshel, Stan Wallman and Jan (Earl) Osadchey; great-nieces; great-nephews; great-great-nieces; and great-great-nephews. Hillside

Herman Goodstat died Jan. 22 at 82. He is survived by his daughter, Gale Ard. Malinow and Silverman

Selma Greenbaum died Jan. 16 at 84. She is survived by her husband, Morris; sons, Martin and Kenneth; daughter, Rochelle; and four grandchildren. Groman

Maurice Greene died Jan. 21 at 90. He is survived by his wife, Ruth; and daughters, Barbara Greene Treloggen and Denise Magasin. Malinow and Silverman

Mildred Greengood died Jan. 19 at 80. She is survived by her sister, Florence Klein; and nephew, Ernest Klein. Groman

Barbara Anne Hardison died Jan. 19 at 70. She is survived by her sons, Craig (Gail) , Drew (Jill) and Evan (Elizabeth) Harenstein; and seven grandchildren. Groman

Alexander Harvey died Jan. 18 at 84. He is survived by his wife, Adeline; children, Alan (Joan), Donna, Bradley, Cheryl, Wayne (Peggy), Roy (Diana) and Marlon (Tanya); five grandchildren; and sister, Cocca (Enrique) Singer. Mount Sinai

MORRIS HOFFBERG died Jan. 20 at 93. He is survived by his son, Steven; and daughter, Karen Moses. Hillside

Sandra Hollo died on Jan. 18 at 81. She is survived by her husband, Andrew; and daughters, Diane and Joyce. Chevra Kadisha

Gertrude Jacobson died Jan. 21 at 90. She is survived by her sons, Thomas and Dr. Andrew; and two grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Eleanor Ruth Kahn died Jan. 21 at 81. She is survived by her husband, Otto; daughter, Gina (Mark) Basham; sons, Michael (Susan) and Harold (Lisa); and sister, Gloria Barker. Malinow and Silverman

Arthur Kay died Dec. 9 at 82. He is survived by his wife, Florence; daughters Karen (Mark) Siegel, Janet Bramson (David Hagen), Marilyn (Ron) Josephs; son, Howard (Barbara); and nine grandchildren. Eden

Melvin Kirschner died Jan. 20 at 78. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn; daughter, Marcy (Mark) Sudock; son Owen (Sandra); four grandchildren; and brothers, Herbert (Martha) and Harold. Malinow and Silverman

FRIEDA KITZLER died Jan. 20 at 88. She is survived by her daughters, Ava Burns and Joy (Steve) Yeager; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Sholom Chapels.

DR. MARCEL KRAUTHAMMER died Jan. 17 at 59. He is survived by his wife, Joy; daughter Aviva (Brett); mother, Thea; brother, Charles. Sholom Chapels.

Arnold Leberman died Jan. 17 at 75. He is survived by his wife, Gyle; son, Michael; daughter, Sandra (Alan) Baer; and four grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Florence Lilienfeld died Jan. 17 at 77. She is survived by her sons, Michael and Casey (Nancy); daughter, Jan Valero; and six grandchildren. Mount Sinai

Benjamin Lutske died Jan. 21 at 97. He is survived by his daughter, Susan; nieces; nephews; great-nieces; and great-nephews. Mount Sinai

Rose Mann died Jan. 19 at 95. She is survived by her son, Louis; daughter-in-law, Linda; and granddaughter, Jessica. Mount Sinai

Shula MashaL died Jan. 21 at 71. She is survived by her daughter, Ori Mashal Jones; sons, Amit and Mark; brother, Josh Shemesh. Malinow and Silverman

Sylvia Olshan died Jan. 21 at 77. She is survived by her son, Gary; daughter, Debbie Cooper; three grandchildren; sister Rose Gellman and Annette Wolas. Groman

SASHA REBECCA PREMOLI died Jan. 19 at 35. She is survived by her mother, Sharon. Hillside

Sadie Reznick died Jan. 19 at 91. She is survived by her husband, Bernard; daughter, Barbara; sons, Robert and Marvin; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Betty Feldmar; . Malinow and Silverman

Candace Christine Salick died Jan. 16 at 59. She is survived by her husband, Dr. Allen; daughter, Adrienne (Max); sons, Matt and Nick; grandchildren, Amelia and Georgia; parents, Emil and Bette Johnson; sisters Susan Bladine and Jane Johnson; and mother-in-law, Blanche. Mount Sinai

ANN SHERYL died Jan. 16 at 79. She is survived by her son, Scott Flacks; daughter, Lane; five grandchildren. Sholom Chapels.

Rae Sher died Jan. 18 at 82. She is survived by her son, Bill; three grandchildren; brother, Irving Strassner; and sisters, Mary Stanger and Clara Levin. Groman

Irving Edward Silvers died Jan. 17 at 87. He is survived by his wife, Cynthia; daughter, Melanie (Wolf) Delgado; son, Dr. Brent (Ray); and three grandchildren. Malinow and Silverman

Sophie Stem died Jan. 17 at 99. She is survived by her nephew, Dr. Frederick Kotkin. Malinow and Silverman

Israel Tepper died Jan. 21 at 84. He is survived by his companion, Judith Miller. Groman

Pearl Wander died Jan. 16 at 93. She is survived by her son, Ronald (Louise); and sister, Bernice Cohen. Mount Sinai

Mollie Weitzman died Jan. 19 at 93. She is survived by her sons, Donald, Robert and Stanley; and two grandchildren. Groman